Seasonality

Seasonality - Word Bank: Herbivore Omnivore Solstices...

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Assessment Score Correctly Answered: 10.00 out of a possible 10.00 (100.0%) Assessment Time: 7 minutes Question 1: Which of the following events typically follows a spring bloom? Type: Multiple Choice Your answer(s): •a large increase in zooplankton abundances Question 2: Seasonality in the earth’s climate is caused primarily by which of the following factors: Type: Multiple Choice Your answer(s): •tilt of the earth’s axis of rotation Question 3: The acronym PAR stands for __________________. Word Bank: photosynthetic active radiation photosynthesis CO2 carbohydates NOAA buoy data CZCS maps linear regression chlorophyll fall spring April summer winter grazing vertical migration Type: Fill in the Blank Your answer(s): photosynthetic active radiation Question 4: True or False: The seasons are caused by the difference in the earth’s distance from the sun in different parts of its orbit. Type: True or False Your answer(s): •False Question 5: The ___________ is a peak in plant growth around April.
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Unformatted text preview: Word Bank: Herbivore Omnivore Solstices Spring Bloom Pleopods Equinoxes Carnivore Zooplankton Type: Fill in the Blank Your answer(s): Spring Bloom Question 6: A spring bloom refers to what? Type: Multiple Choice Your answer(s): When there is a large increase in phytoplankton growth due to the increase in available sunlight and a mixed surfaces layer full of nutrients. Question 7: After the initial bloom, the phytoplankton numbers may decrease because Type: Multiple Choice Your answer(s): all of the above Question 8: Which latitude receives nearly an equal amount of sunlight year round? Type: Multiple Choice Your answer(s): 0 degrees Question 9: True or False: The seasons are caused by the fact that the earths axis of rotation is tilted with respect to the plane of its orbit Type: True or False Your answer(s): True Question 10: The Earth orbits the Sun __________ time(s) in one year. Type: Fill in the Blank Your answer(s): one...
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2012 for the course OCNG 252 taught by Professor Alexander during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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